Baseball Downs Fairleigh Dickinson on the Road, 12-5

Baseball Downs Fairleigh Dickinson on the Road, 12-5

TEANECK, N.J. – The Sacred Heart University baseball team defeated Fairleigh Dickinson on the road, 12-5 Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Pioneers improve to 8-17 and 4-2 in the NEC, while Fairleigh Dickinson falls to 4-19-1 on the season and 2-4 in NEC-play.

John Cerrentani got the win after giving up one run on three hits and striking out five in 4.2 innings of relief work. Jake Frasca went 3-for-3 with two RBI's in the win, while Danny Glendon and Bobby Garbuio also drove in two runs apiece.

Team Records

Sacred Heart (8-17, 4-2 NEC)

Fairleigh Dickinson (4-19-1, 2-4 NEC)

NOTES (SHU 12, FDU 5):

  • John Cerrentani got the win after giving up one run on three hits and striking out five in 4.2 innings of relief work

  • Jake Frasca went 3-for-3 with two RBI's

  • Bobby Garbuio went 1-for-4 with two RBI's

  • Stephen Thibault went 2-for-2 with an RBI

  • Danny Glendon went 1-for-3 with two RBI's

  • Justin Jordan, Matt Sorrento and Elijah Brown all drove in a run apiece

  • SHU got on the board first after Thibault delivered an RBI triple to right to give the Pioneers a 1-0 lead in the first inning

  • Frasca followed with a single to score Thibault to give SHU a 2-0 lead

  • The Knights responded by tallying four runs in the first inning to take a 4-2 lead

  • The Pioneers tied the contest at 4-4 in the second after Matt Sorrento scored on a balk, followed by an RBI single from Jordan

  • Glendon gave SHU a 6-4 lead with a two-run single in the fourth

  • Garbuio followed with a two-run single of his own to push the Pioneer lead to 8-4

  • Sorrento then followed with an RBI single to give SHU a 9-4 lead

  • After FDU tallied a run in the fifth, SHU pushed a total of three runs in the sixth and seventh inning to increase its lead to 12-5

NEXT TIME OUT

The Pioneers will be back in action on Tuesday, April 2, when the Pioneers travel to take on Hartford 3 p.m.